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Inventing for Cash

How to protect and promote your innovative ideas profitably and safely
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Last updated 11/2013
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
By the end of this course you will: •tUnderstand the different tools and processes available to you to register and establish the proprietary rights to your ideas and inventions •tDetermine if you are ready to show your innovations and offer them for sale and licensing •tBe able to locate existing manufactures of related products an offer your innovative ideas to them in the safest manner possible
By the end of this course you will understand the different tools and processes available to you to register and establish the proprietary rights to your ideas and inventions, be able to determine if you are ready to show your innovations and offer them for sale and licensing, and be able to locate existing manufactures of related products an offer your innovative ideas to them in the safest manner possible
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  • None - all required materials are supplied
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This is a complete, comprehensive course for inventors who want to offer their innovative ideas to existing manufacturers of related products in the safest and most practical manner possible covering everything needed including explanations of intellectual property law, licensing agreements, where and how to locate buyers, and how to determine their readiness to solicit the marketplace.

The program is for all level of inventors and is a proven methodology that has been reviewed and endorsed by professional organizations and presented at such prestigious organizations as the Harvard School of Business®, The University of California®, and the Invention Convention™.

Inventors who want to see their ideas profitably produced and marketed can do most or all of the work described in less than 90 days and for a few hundred dollars.

The program consists of seven (7) fully narrated PowerPoint® slide show presentations, totaling 89 minutes in length, and can be taken one module at a time on in one session.

Each item discussed and explained references the page number of the accompanying manual

  1. Overview of the invention industry and the opportunities for inventors to license their innovations
  2. Tips for inventors to help them achieve their goals
  3. Explanation of how to establish the proprietary rights to your inventions explained in easy to understand terms including:
    • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
    • Work for hire agreements
    • The Poor Man’s patent
    • The Provisional patent
    • Patents, Trademarks
    • Copyrights
  4. How to determine if you are market ready
  5. How to locate and solicit potential buyers for your inventions
  6. Important aspects of contracts and agreements when you sell or license your inventions

Includes the following manuals:

  1. How to Sell Your Inventions™
  2. Kit Designing for the Clueless®
  3. Contracts and Agreements in Word® and ASCII format
Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone with an idea or invention that want to sell, license, protect, or commercialize.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Support Materials and Manuals
1 Lecture 00:00
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The Invention process
1 Lecture 18:00
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Ownership claims and legal recourse document
3 Lectures 41:59
Ownership claims and legal recourse documents
13:12

Patents
18:23

Trademarks and Copyrights
10:24
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Are you market ready?
1 Lecture 05:41
Are you market ready?
05:41
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The marketing and sales process
2 Lectures 14:59
Locating and soliciting potential licensees
08:47

The licensing agreement
06:12
About the Instructor
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The Man Who Translates Technology Into Human terms

Mike Rounds of Rounds, Miller and Associates, is a patented inventor, the creator of the “… for the Clueless®” series and a former director of engineering for one of the world’s largest toy companies.

Throughout his career, Mike has worked with numerous manufacturers to take dozens of new products to market. He has been teaching inventors how to successfully market their ideas and inventions since 1986 and currently delivers over 150 live seminars each year to organizations such as Columbia University, The Harvard School of Business, the University of California, The Los Angeles Public Library, and the Invention Convention.

He has authored over a two dozen books for inventors and entrepreneurs including How to Sell Your Inventions For Cash™, Inventing for the Clueless®, and Intellectual Property for the Clueless®, and is billed internationally as “the man who translates technology into human terms.”

Mike’s program explains everything you need to know about establishing the proprietary rights to your innovations, determine is marketability, locate potential buyers and how to solicit and negotiate with them so that you maximize your profits and minimize your risks.

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